Achilles Milton Capps

18 February 1821–1905 (Age 83)
Big Spring, Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Achilles Milton

When Achilles Milton Capps was born on 18 February 1821, in Big Spring, Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States, his father, Josiah Syer Capps, was 28 and his mother, Celia Capps, was 28. He married Margaret Frances Dickerson on 13 May 1843, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 1, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Kentucky, United States in 1870. He died in 1905, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Achilles Milton Capps
1821–1905
Margaret Frances Dickerson
1827–1880
Marriage: 13 May 1843
Catherine Capps
1840–1891
Alanson Capps
1844–1930
America Capps
1846–1926
Florantine Capps
1848–1908
Achilles J Capps
1849–1924
Anzonetta J. Capps
1853–1922
Milton Hains Capps
1856–1899
Belle Zora Capps
1858–1923
Mary W. Capps
1860–1941
Elijah James Capps
1866–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 May 1843
Hardin, Kentucky, United States
children

(10)

    Female1840–1891Female

    Alanson Capps

    Male1844–1930Male

    America Capps

    Female1846–1926Female

    Florantine Capps

    Female1848–1908Female

    Achilles J Capps

    Male1849–1924Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1826

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1826: Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Capp .2 Respelling of German Kappus , a metonymic occupational name for a cabbage grower.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Achillis Capps, "United States Census, 1850"
  • A M Capps, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Achilles M Capps, "United States Census, 1880"

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